Servant Leadership Program

Resources for Leadership

James Kouzes and Barry Posner
The Student Leadership Challenge: Five Practices for Exemplary Leaders
Christopher Neck and Charles Manz
Mastering Self-Leadership: Empowering Yourself for Personal Excellence
Susan Komives, Nance Lucas, Timothy McMahon
Exploring Leadership: For College Students Who Want to Make a Difference
Simon Sinek
Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action
Sharon Parks
Leadership Can Be Taught: A Bold Approach for a Complex World
Shann Ferch and Larry Spears, eds.
The Spirit of Servant-Leadership
Sam Intrator and Megan Scribner, eds.
Leading from Within
Robert K Greenleaf
The Servant-Leader Within: A Transformative Path
Lee Bolman and Terrence Deal
Leading with Soul: An Uncommon Journey of Spirit
Juana Bordas
Salsa, Soul, and Spirit: Leadership for a Multicultural Age
Margaret Wheatley
Finding Our Way
Turning to One Another
Leadership and the New Science
A Simpler Way
Peter Block
The Answer to How is Yes

Resources for Vocation
Especially helpful for students / general audiences

Parker Palmer
Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation
The Active Life: Toward a Spirituality of Work, Creativity, and Caring
A Hidden Wholness: The Journey toward an Undivided Life
Mark Schwehn and Dorothy Bass
Leading Lives that Matter: What We Should Do and Who We Should Be
Brian Mahan
Forgetting Ourselves on Purpose: Vocation and the Ethics of Ambition
Douglas Schuurman
Vocation: Discerning Our Callings In Life
Gregg Levoy
Callings: Finding and Following an Authentic Life
Po Bronson
What Should I Do with My Life?
Suzanne Farnham, et al
Listening Hearts: Discerning Call in Community
David Whyte
Crossing the Unknown Sea: Work as a Pilgrimage of Identity
John Neafsey
A Sacred Voice Is Calling: Personal Vocation and Social Conscience
John Schuster
Answering Your Call
Richard Leider
The Power of Purpose
Mary Rose O’Reilley
Radical Presence: Teaching as Contemplative Practice
The Barn at the End of the World
The Love of Impermanent Things
Matthew Fox
The Reinvention of Work: A New Vision of Livelihood for Our Time
Wendell Berry
Jayber Crow

Especially helpful for faculty/staff/mentors/advisors

Sharon Parks
Big Questions, Worthy Dreams: Mentoring Young Adults in Their Search for Meaning, Purpose, and Faith
Leadership Can Be Taught
Sharon Parks, Larry Daloz, Cheryl Keen and James Keen
Common Fire: Leading Lives of Commitment in a Complex World
Parker Palmer
The Courage To Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher’s Life
Healing the Heart of Democracy: The Courage to Create a Politics Worthy of the Human Spirit
Parker Palmer & Arthur Zajonc
The Heart of Higher Education: A Call to Renewal
Robert Nash & Michele Murray
Helping College Students Find Purpose
Arthur Chickering, Jon Dalton, and Leisa Stamm
Encouraging Authenticity and Spirituality in Higher Education
Alexander and Helen Astin and Jennifer Lindholm
Cultivating the Spirit: How College Can Enhance Students’ Inner Lives
Richard Leider
Repacking Your Bags
Something to Live For
Gar Kellom & Miles Groth, eds.
Engaging College Men: Discovering What Works and Why

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